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Amanda Gorman Spoke About "The Reality Of Black Girls" After Getting Racially Profiled

By Cianna Garrison
Amanda Gorman is once again using her voice to speak out against injustice, but this time it's not in poetic form. The young poet who captivated viewers at the presidential inauguration experienced disheartening racism on a recent walk home. It's…

Dunkin' Is Selling An Instagram-Worthy Green Matcha Donut For St. Patrick's Day

By Cianna Garrison
If you're looking for a different kind of green treat for St. Patrick's Day, Dunkin' has you covered. While the chain's typical holiday offerings feature cute sprinkles and colorful icing, Dunkin’s St. Patrick’s Day 2021 donut is an elegant twist on…

Here's When You Can Expect McDonald's Shamrock Shake To Leave Menus This Year

By Cianna Garrison
McDonald’s fan-favorite Shamrock Shake is back, and the minty St. Patrick’s Day treat only comes once a year. The iconic shake is a limited-time offering, and if you've missed out in the past, you'll probably want to know more about its…

Here's What Android Users Should Know About Dispo, David Dobrik's New Camera App

By Lara Walsh
YouTuber David Dobrik is giving Instagram a run for its money with a photo app inspired by an old-school disposable camera. Considering the invite-only beta app has skyrocketed in popularity seemingly overnight and already boasts fans like Gigi…

Strike Gold With These St. Patrick's Day Zoom Backgrounds Of Shamrocks & Rainbows

By Lara Walsh
With St. Patrick's Day right around the corner, you can strike gold during your next video call by swapping out your Zoom background for one that's a bit more festive. The luckiest day of the year is characterized by dressing up in all things green,…

Dunkin' Finally Has Cold Foam, & Here's What It Tastes Like On 3 Different Sips

By Lara Walsh
Dunkin's spring menu has generated serious buzz since launching in late February, thanks to the rollout of one much-hyped topping: Sweet Cold Foam. As part of its new lineup of cold brew sips, including a beverage with a stamp of approval from…

This Mint Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich With Mini M&M’s Is A St. Patrick’s Day Treat

By Cianna Garrison
M&M's is dropping a new ice cream sandwich, and it's not your typical bite. The newest treat will let you dig into a chocolate-and-mint ice cream combo with an M&M's candy crunch to boot. If you’re ready to add the sweet treat to your shopping list,…

If You’re Having Issues With Zoom Backgrounds, Here’s What To Check

By Daffany Chan
Zoom’s virtual background feature has become a mainstay on the platform, thanks to its ability to swap out your IRL backdrop for a photo or video of your choosing. If your Zoom virtual background is not working during your video calls and you are…

People Are Freaking Out After A TikToker Climbed Into A Hole Behind Her Bathroom Mirror

By Cianna Garrison
Twitter users are freaking out over a TikTok video that ~mirrors~ a cult horror classic. When a TikToker from New York posted a four-part series about a mysterious hole behind her bathroom mirror, people began tweeting about the eerie vibes and…

People Are Calling For Andrew Cuomo's Resignation Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

By Rhyma Castillo
New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo made headlines for his leadership during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, but now he's in the news again for a more troubling reason. As of March 4, three separate women have accused Cuomo of sexual…

Twitter Is Roasting Texas' Governor For Reopening The State & I'm Here For It

By Rhyma Castillo
After struggling through a state-wide humanitarian crisis in the wake of a devastating winter storm, Texas is in the spotlight once again. On March 2, Governor Greg Abbott announced an executive order to end the state-wide mask mandate, despite…

This New Spring Merch Collection Is All About The Starbucks Siren & Pretty Green Hues

By Lara Walsh
Starbucks is celebrating 50 years as a coffee powerhouse with a lineup of seriously aesthetic limited-edition merchandise paying homage to the one and only Siren. On Tuesday, March 2, the company launched its 50th anniversary collection — Starbucks…

This Meme That Includes Nods To 'Zoey 101' & 'Unfabulous' Will Make You Nostalgic AF

By Cianna Garrison
Get ready for all the feels, because the latest memes to hit social media are serving up a heaping dose of nostalgia. Featuring shows, music, and more from the '90s to now, the Twitter trend has users posting nods to iconic Nickelodeon shows like…

You Could Win $5K For Vacays Every Year Until You Turn 30 With This Contest

By Cianna Garrison
If your wanderlust was real before the coronavirus pandemic, by now it's through the roof. Although travel has pretty much been off the table since March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, one company wants to give you a reason to dust off your…

The Next 'Harry Potter' Video Game Will Reportedly Be Trans-Inclusive, Because Hogwarts Is For Everyone

By Rhyma Castillo
Get ready y'all, because the wizarding world is about to get a lot more trans-inclusive in the next Harry Potter video game, Hogwarts Legacy. Considering the controversy surrounding author J.K. Rowling's transphobic comments, this feels like a huge…

Here's Why You're Having Trouble Blurring Your Zoom Background

By Lara Walsh
A month after Zoom launched its much-request blurred background feature on Feb. 1, some users are still reporting difficulties with taking their IRL backdrop out of focus. If you've had problems getting it to work, you might be wondering: Why can't…

These Scenic Zoom Backgrounds Include A California Superbloom & Japanese Cherry Blossoms

By Lara Walsh
It's officially that time of year to shed your parkas, break out your sunglasses, and switch your Zoom background to one that better represents the flowers and sunshine of spring. After a long, cold winter, you're probably more than ready to shake…

Here's What To Know About The Latest COVID Stimulus Package

By Rhyma Castillo
Despite continued opposition, congressional Democrats are making progress in passing President Joe Biden's first major piece of legislation since taking office. On Feb. 27 at 2 a.m. ET, the House of Representatives approved Biden's $1.9 trillion…

Score A Free Starbucks Drink This Month With This Sweet Spring Deal

By Lara Walsh
Winter is almost over, so Starbucks is treating fans to a sweet pick-me-up to celebrate. Ahead of the changing of seasons on March 20, the company is offering a BOGO-style coupon deal through its app on March 4, giving you the chance to try some new…